The BEST Episodes of Flip or Flop
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021
Tarek is a self-proclaimed real estate genius with determination and drive. Christina is Tarek's picture-perfect wife, who Tarek's friends still can't believe he landed. In each episode of "Flip or Flop", Tarek and Christina flip a new property. From the nail-biting purchase at auction, to the frustrating renovations and maddening showings, to the giddy acceptance of an offer, we'll follow along as these two relatively novice flippers try their hand at the toughest game in town. From purchase to resale, weaving their personal lives within the story of the flip. From paying cash, sight unseen, for a property at auction, through the hapless remodeling process, to the frantic sale, this young couple is putting everything they have into this venture. (Source: HGTV)
#1 - Hoarding Potential
Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 17, 2019
Tarek's friend, Robert, wants to get into flipping and they buy a home sight unseen in Lakewood, CA. When they discover it's a major hoarder house filled to the brim with junk, Robert worries they made a mistake.
#2 - Big House, Big Budget
Season 9 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 14, 2019
Tarek and Christina take a risk on a huge home in pricey Anaheim Hills, CA, in hopes of making more money after sharing the profits. From water damage and invasive tree roots to a $30,000 roof, they're forced to break the bank on the massive project.
#3 - Turf Wars
Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 10, 2019
Tarek and Christina team up with their friend Pete De Best on a house in Yorba Linda, CA. They've flipped houses with Pete and have had success, but he's a major penny pincher, and they must convince him that you have to spend money to make money.
#4 - Money Mirage
Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 19, 2019
Tarek and Christina take a gamble on a tri-level house in Irvine, CA, buying it sight unseen. The neighborhood is hot, but the house needs a lot of work. After opening up the tiny kitchen and updating the master bedroom, there's still a lot to do with a shrinking budget.
#5 - Smelly Time Capsule
Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired May 13, 2021
#6 - Fish Out of Water
Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 8, 2019
Tarek and Christina take on a flip in West Covina, CA, which is a new area for them. They have to expand into new cities in order to grow their business, but the distance and their uncertainty of what buyers expect in the area lead to disagreements on the scope and design of the house.
#7 - Cliff Makeover
Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 3, 2019
Tarek and Christina take on a house in Anaheim, CA, designed by architect Cliff May. Having flipped a Cliff May house before, they're prepared to spend big for a midcentury makeover. But bad news from the city inspector and unexpected big-ticket expenses threaten to dig into their profits.
#8 - Buyer's Remorse
Season 9 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 24, 2019
Tarek and Christina get a smoking deal on a Yorba Linda, CA, home with a closed-off floor plan. They spend big money to remove a fireplace and open up the space, but when Tarek goes behind Christina's back and changes a tile design, she tackles the new fireplace herself.
#9 - Flea Bag Flip
Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 15, 2019
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in Rowland Height, CA. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house should be a quick flip but once they open the door they see this is a bigger project then they anticipated. Can they turn this run down house into a profit or will this flea bag flip be a flop?
#10 - Unpermitted Flip
Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 1, 2019
Tarek and Christina flip a home in Rowland Heights, CA, that's jam-packed with issues. There's a large pool in a small backyard, and unexpected additions create problems they've never seen before. As their budgets grow and profits shrink, Tarek and Christina need to figure out creative ways to get top dollar on this project.
#11 - Alarming Flip
Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 29, 2019
Tarek and Christina return to the street of a previous flip in Cypress, Calif; when they can't agree on a design for the kitchen, they decide to settle matters with a quick game of hoops.
#12 - New Normal in Arcadia
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 5, 2018
Tarek and Christina flip a large home in the unfamiliar neighborhood of Arcadia, CA, but their differing opinions threaten their profit margin in an area with a high market standard.
#13 - Tri-Level Flip
Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 26, 2018
Tarek and Christina flip a four-bedroom, tri-level home in Orange, Calif. with a pool full of problems and a dated interior floor plan.
#14 - Bankrupt Flip
Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 22, 2019
Tarek and Christina find a good deal in a familiar neighborhood in Anaheim, CA. They need to act fast if they want to lock it in, but they have to make an offer without seeing the inside.
#15 - Midcentury Money Pit
Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 5, 2019
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Fullerton, CA, right across the street from Tarek's first flip. Before renovating, they have to deal with crumbling concrete, and they need to figure out the market for the house. A lot has changed since Tarek's first flip, and changes bring new challenges.
#16 - Cut And Run
Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 12, 2020
Tarek and Christina tackle a home with torn-up drywall and missing siding.
#17 - Filthy Flip
Season 11 - Episode 2 - Aired May 6, 2021
Tarek and Christina have seen some nasty houses during their years of flipping, but this house in Garden Grove, California, might take the cake.
#18 - Enamored By The View
Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired May 20, 2021
Tarek and Christina get a chance to flip a house in San Clemente, Calif.; when the cost to fix the foundation catches them by surprise, they realize they may have been too enamored by the panoramic views of the ocean to see the potential problems.
#19 - Shattered Flip
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 12, 2018
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a four-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Lakewood, Calif.; their hopes and dreams of a great deal in a good neighborhood shatter when they discover that the dilapidated house has been vandalized.
#20 - Hot Market, Fast Flip
Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 16, 2017
Tarek and Christina get a smoking deal on a house in an up-and-coming neighborhood of Garden Grove, CA. With not too much work to be done, this house should be quick flip for them. Can they keep this flip on schedule or will unpredictable problems douse this hot market flip?
#21 - It's a Dump
Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 12, 2019
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Lakewood, CA, near one of their previous flips. They hope to repeat their past success, but modernizing an old house comes with a high price tag. A good flip will set the bar for the neighborhood, and a bad flip will leave them with minimal profits.
#22 - Small House, Big Problems
Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 7, 2019
Tarek and contractor Izzy Battres take on a small house in Fullerton, CA. The seemingly easy flip becomes difficult when removing a wall creates a nightmare with the city and an unpermitted laundry room must be moved inside.
#23 - Natural Disaster
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 11, 2016
Tarek and Christina get a lead from their friend and investor, Pete, on a house he's recently purchased. It's situated in an upscale, gated neighborhood and it's a house Pete can't tackle on his own. A large, expensive flip can mean equally large profits; but it also takes time and even the littlest mistake is magnified. Will Tarek and Christina be able to partner with Pete to score their biggest profit yet, or could they lose it all in this natural disaster flip?
#24 - Midcentury Flip
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 8, 2014
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Long Beach, California that sounds like the kind of project that has become their standard. But soon after walking the property and visiting a neighborhood comp, it becomes clear that this flip is anything but standard. The architecturally significant mid-century modern home will require Tarek and Christina to step out of their design and renovation comfort zones if they are to turn a profit on their investment. Can Tarek and Christina turn back time on their design aesthetic without inflating their budget or could a present-day flop be looming over this historic mid-century flip?
#25 - Million Dollar Flip
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 3, 2016
Tarek and Christina find a short sale listing for a large home in an upscale neighborhood of Yorba Linda, California. With an asking price just below a million dollars, this would be the most expensive flip they've taken on - and also the biggest risk. Can Tarek and Christina give this house the luxury treatment without busting the budget, or could this million dollar flip be a seven figure flop?